How to read the future

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The adoption of real-time analytics to inform better decisions is gathering pace, aided by advancements in technology that are seeing a gradual shift from BI to AI. Ian Campbell reports

The problem with the “the next big thing” in business technology is that you always have to wade through an ocean of hype to get a clear picture of what organisations are actually doing with it. In the case of analytics, data may well turn out to be “the new oil” or facilitate robots taking our jobs, but for now it’s an area of IT that some companies are using for business advantage while many more are struggling to unlock its potential.

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